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Date:9/5/2013

ty, Harvey and colleagues were surprised to obtain the results they did.

They also found the variations between their subjects interesting.

"Every individual brain is a complex and very different system," Harvey explained. "I was very surprised then that the map we report is in such a consistent location between our subjects, and that numerosity preferences always increased in the same direction along the cortex."

"On the other hand," he continued, "the extent of individual differences is also striking." Harvey explained that understanding the consequences of these differences for their subjects' perception or task performance will require further study.


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Contact: Natasha Pinol
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